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Doing The Most Good

Doing The Most Good

Danny Garrett December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Doing The Most Good

The Salvation Army In Southwest Louisiana By Danny Garrett The Salvation Army assumes a tangible presence in Southwest Louisiana during the Christmas season. The organization has had a strong foothold in the area for

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Bliss In The Blind

Bliss In The Blind

Humberto Fontova December 15, 2017 Comments Off on Bliss In The Blind

Story And Photos By Humberto Fontova Dogs get this certain look when you pour their food, like cats while eyeing the squirrel at the bird feeder. Clients get it at “business meetings,” but mostly

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Teaching Her Passion

Teaching Her Passion

Brad Goins December 7, 2017 Comments Off on Teaching Her Passion

For Local Colleen Benoit, Teaching WasA Cornerstone Of A Career In Ballet By Brad Goins Born and raised in Lake Charles, Colleen Benoit got her introduction to ballet dancing at the tender age of

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Ember at L’Auberge

Ember at L’Auberge

Mario Pacetti December 7, 2017 Comments Off on Ember at L’Auberge

Recently, I received an invite to Ember’s media night, at which the venue highlighted some of its menu items. I must admit, I’m always thrilled to get the invite from Kerry Andersen, as I

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Killer Designer

Killer Designer

Brad Goins December 7, 2017 Comments Off on Killer Designer

Lifelong Learner Chad Moreno Has Carved Out Several Niches In The Computer Design Business By Brad Goins A Lake Charles native, Chad Moreno was a “’70s and ‘80s kid.’” That means he grew up

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The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Brad Goins November 16, 2017 Comments Off on The Great Escape

At Barred Up Outfitters Lodge, Customers Escape From The Stresses Of Life (And Also Do A Little Hunting) By Brad Goins If you’ve heard that some of the hunting camps in SWLA are largely gathering

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For The Love Of Dogs

For The Love Of Dogs

Lydia Crochet November 16, 2017 Comments Off on For The Love Of Dogs

By Lydia Crochet We love our dogs, right? In my family, dogs are everywhere, and they’re considered family members. I have two fabulous little dogs; both live indoors, both are three-legged rescues, and both

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Biking In The Lake Area

Biking In The Lake Area

Danny Garrett November 16, 2017 Comments Off on Biking In The Lake Area

By Danny Garrett I had drop handlebars rigged onto my royal blue bike. Before, they were standard flat handlebars: trite and unimaginative; symbols of mediocrity. Everything else about my Retrospec bike was perfect. A capable

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Mike Soileau

Mike Soileau

admin November 16, 2017 Comments Off on Mike Soileau

The Cajun Roots Run Deep By Justin Morris Oft-forgotten and unsung heroes of the musical world are the men and women on the “one and twos” — flipping vinyls, sliding pots or punching buttons

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Heartaches And Rattlesnakes

Heartaches And Rattlesnakes

Justin Morris November 2, 2017 Comments Off on Heartaches And Rattlesnakes

Justin Martindale’s New Album Uses Melodic Songs To Spin A Story Of Heartbreak    Story By Justin Morris Photos By Emily Martingale, Martindale Media Group In recent years, the term “Americana,” as it relates to

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